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and a mid-week warm-up. the sunny skies and spring-like temperatures in store for us today. good morning washington. toss to vj - mid-october style air. feeling mild near 60 - super nice for late january - cold front moves through early thursday - temps fall off & winds pick up again - back to winter this weekend today: mostly sunny and mild highs: 55-60 winds: west/southwest 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy to partly sunny, breezy highs: 52-57, feeling chilly with wind winds: west 10-20mph, gusts 30-35
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now to the first 100 days.. and president trump days.. and president trump planning a crack down on national security. just hours from now the newly-elected commander in chief will unveil his first executive actions on immigration. john gonzalez is live near white house with more.. john? tonight - we'll be hearing from the
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actions. abc news' david muir has been granted the first interview with president trump since he took office. you can watch that entire interview tonight at ten o'clock - right here
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developing now.. a secret service agent is under intense scrutiny this morning, after saying she wouldn't take a bullet for the president. according to c-n-n, in october agent kerry o'grady published a facebook post in which she said quote "i would take jail time over a bullet or an endorsement for what i believe to be disaster to this country." o'grady told reporters she took down the post after a few days. those posts were made public yesterday in an article by the washington examiner. the secret service says they will take appropriate action we're following breaking news in somalia.. multiple gunman - storming their way into a hotel in the capital city of mogadishu after setting off a car bomb at it's gates. at least 6 people were killed and four others injured. dozens of people including lawmakers are believed to have been staying at the hotel. right now - heavy gunfire can still be heard inside. somalia's islamic extremist group al-shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack. right now.. fairfax county police are looking for a hit and run driver. police say around nine last night, a car hit a pedestrian nea
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green berry and evergreen lanes in annandale. the driver took off after the accident. the victim as taken to the hospital in critical condition. so far, police have not released a description of the vehicle. also happening now - a search for a gunman in prince george's county. yesterday morning - a woman was shot at a school bus stop in oxon hill - in front of young children. the victim is still being treated at the hospital -but no word on her condition. police have released this picture of the suspect. his name is roland simms. police are searching for him right now. he's considered armed and dangerous. investigators believe the shooting was tied to a domestic situation. swiping right on a baby? coming up - the adoption app sparking controversy plus - a tweet, costing one local school employee her job, and now frederick county is making a change. the new school social media rules, still ahead.
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z290ez zi0z y290ey yi0y - mid-october style air. feeling mild near 60 - super nice for late january - cold front moves through early thursday - temps fall off & winds pick up again - back to winter this weekend today: mostly sunny and mild highs: 55-60 winds: west/southwest 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy to partly sunny, breezy highs: 52-57, feeling chilly with wind winds: west 10-20mph, gusts 30-35
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clean up, leaving behind a massive bill. the cost of this weekend's severe weather - and why it could go up even higher. suzanne live tease
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possible job cuts and service changes those worries discussed at a town hall last night. suzanne kennedy has more on what it means for metro's future.
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new developments in frederick county maryland - after a school employee
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tweet she sent. the school system has now updated it's social media guidelines. on january fifth - a student tweeted this to the f-c-p-s account, asking that schools be closed because of weather. katie nash, who ran the account, responded, "but then how would you learn how to spell tomorrow?'" she was fired a week later. the school's guidelines now include a note that social media messages shouldn't be quote "mocking, disrespectful, rude, mean or dismissive." a proposed new app sparking controversy. get this, a proposed app is receiving
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like tinder for adoptions. the app - called "adoptly" gives prospective parents a picture of a child then lets them swipe right or left for the one they want. remind you of anything? tinder and other dating apps like bumble take the same approach. critics say the swipe feature means users are actively rejecting a child. the app was funded on kickstarter last week. its' since been suspended. stormwatch seven tracking winter weather across the midwest. a new storm hitting in the center of the country. right now - that storm os barreling across the plains into the midwest... creating teacherous travel conditions. this as residents are still digging out from another system that dumped heavy snow throughout the northeast. in rochester new york, two women were killed in this car accident, after they apparently lost control of their vehicle on slick roads. this weekend's severe weather in the south - costing at least 19 lives and millions of dollars in damage. georgia's insurance commissioner says the storms caused at lea
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that state alone. 40 million of that, here in the southwest city of albany - just look at the damage. officials expect damage estimates to rise even more becuase many people didn't have insurance. time now for weather - mid-october style air. feeling mild near 60 - super nice for late january - cold front moves through early thursday - temps fall off & winds pick up again - back to winter thi
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highs: 55-60 winds: west/southwest 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy to partly sunny, breezy highs: 52-57, feeling chilly with wind winds: west 10-20mph, gusts 30-35
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coming up - a sales surge for one classic novel. why the author has president trump to thank. but first - a look at what's coming up tonight on abc seven.
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godfrey good morning washington. toss to vj - mid-october style air. feeling mild near 60 - super nice for late january - cold front moves through early thursday - temps fall off & winds pick up again - back to winter this weekend today: mostly sunny and mild highs: 55-60 winds: west/southwest 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy to partly sunny, breezy highs: 52-57, feeling chilly with wind winds: west 10-20mph, gusts 30-35
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only on seven, an alexandria law firm caught in a an alexandria law firm caught i
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phone hack is being charged 65-thousand dollars for international calls. david chamowitz says someone hacked into his law firm's phone lines, and called serbia and algeria. an email from verizon's fraud department shows someone made 195 calls in just 45 minutes. chamowitz says he won't pay the 65-thousand dollars. he plans to report the crime to the f-b-i. he says he changed his password after the first hack, but was targeted a
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seven on your side called verizon. a spokesperson told us, hacking like this is not common, and that the company is investigating. the f-c-c says hackers target systems with default passwords.. or with easy passwords such as "one two three four." another goal seven on your side is to help you solve consumer disputes. now, an exciting new way for us to get even more results. we are combining our resources with advocacy group "call for action." it has decades of success solving consumer complaints. to reach our team with your consumer problem, go online to wjla-dot-com-slash- call-for-action. or call 301-652-help. protests from coast to coast, after president trump signs orders advancing a pair of controversial oil pipelines. here in d-c, hundreds of demonstartors
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night. the executive orders help move forward the keystone x-l pipeline, which obama killed in 20-15 and the dakota access pipeline that was stalled just last month. the move is certain to re-ignite a battle with environmental and native american groups. and the president - also taking aim at environment regulations and the e-p-a. trump issued a media blackout for the agency. but one group wasn't going down without a fight. minutes after trump banned environement protection agency employees from using social media or communicationg with reporters, the twitter account for badlands national park in south dakota went rogue. the park's offcial account sent out three tweets with climate change statistics. the messages were deleted a few hours later. in a statement, the national park service said the tweets were posted by a former employee who still had access to the account. this isn't the first time an account has gone against the trump team message. on friday, the main national park service retweeted messages that compared the crowd sizes at barack obama's 2009 inauguration to donald trump's
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on the hill.. another one of president trump's cabinet picks has been approved. nikki haley was confirmed as ambassador to the united nations. the senate's vote was an overwhelming 96 to 4. haley has been south carolina's governor since 2011. new developments-after gunfire inside a northwest d-c pizza shop. federal prosecutors have offered a plea deal to edgar welch. police say welch opened fire at comet ping pong- after reading false news reports that it was a front for child sex trafficking. the terms of the deal have not been released - and no word on whether welch is taking it. days after protests caused damage in d-c - a clearer picture of the cost. you may remember this video of a burning limo during fridays rioting. now- the owner says he may be on the hook for 70-thousand dollars. the owner of "nationwide chauffered services" says his insurance likely won't pay for the damages. most of the 200 people arrested on friday - were charged with rioting. repairg
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rails. coming up - the three major projects in our area that could be getting the green light from president trump. and from traffic - to weather. temeperatures going up overnight, but enjoy it while you can. the cool down on the way in just 24 hours.
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feeling mild near 60
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- cold front moves through early thursday - temps fall off & winds pick up again - back to winter this weekend today: mostly sunny and mild highs: 55-60 winds: west/southwest 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy to partly sunny, breezy highs: 52-57, feeling chilly with wind winds: west 10-20mph, gusts 30-35
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coming up -
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silver spring school. why the high school principal is apologizing to his students. plus - a blind date, a house fire - and now a woman and her children missing. the search for the family happening now. sam live tease
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planning a crack down on immigration today, the newly-elected commander in chief will unveil
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the issue, in an effort to increase national security. the actions will reportedly include a familiar campain promise - the construction of a wall along the southern u-s/mexico border. california governor jerry brown is promising to defend his state's laws on immigration and fight any moves by the trump administration. trump is expected to direct federal funds to build the wall. another one of the orders is expected to suspend immigration from many middle eastern countries. new documents are giving a clearer picture of the white house's 1-trillion dollar infrastructure plan. we've learned the plan could boost 3-projects in the area. 250-million dollars would go to rebuilding memorial bridge. while five point six billion will be used to fund the purple line. lastly --- eight point seven billion dollars will go to upgrading union a
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in total these projects would bring over 20-thousand jobs to the area. its' not yet confirmed if those documents are finalized. each project would need government approval before begininng. abc news' david muir has been granted the first interview with president donald trump since he took office. you can watch that entire interview tonight at ten o'clock -- right here on abc-7. developing now: a woman- shot at a school bus stop. it happened yesterday morning in oxon hill, right in front of young children. and this morning - the suspect is still on the loose. sam sweeney live in oxon hill with who police are looking for. happening now.. police are
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missing woman from virginia beach.. and her two children. police believe the three are in danger. the last time family and friends heard from monica bogart lamping and her children was on saturday. they say she went on a blind date with a man named chad. on sunday, monica's house was destroyed in a fire. no one was home, but two pets were killed. authorities say a space heater caused the fire.
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family's disappearance is suspicious. they've issued a missing and endangered alert. right now.. fairfax county police are looking for a hit and run driver. police say around nine last night, a car hit a pedestrian near the intersection of green berry and evergreen lanes in annandale. the driver took off after the accident. the victim as taken to the hospital in critical condition. so far, police have not released a description of the vehicle. and in montgomery county - a search least one person in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping in olney. it happened late monday night at a home on marksman circle. the victims say at least two men in ski masks had guns - and forced themselves inside. they took off with cash - and then made one of the victims drive to another home to get more money. police have one person in custody - but are looking for at least one more suspect.
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information - montgomery county police want to talk to you right away. developing now.. the principal at springbrook high school in silver spring is apologizing to his cheerleaders for comments made during a performance. principal art williams made a controversial remark last week during a basketball game against paint branch. in a tweet, he said his comment was inappropriate, and did not reflect the school's values. the school has a home basketball game tonight against northwood. and it's still unclear if the cheerleading squad will perform. coming up at six - a rail crossing caught on camera. the glitch that put a train and a truck on a collision course. a high-profile health scare, adn now a shocking admission. what the governor of minnesota is saying after collapsing on the statehouse floor. and a getaway, giveaway. how about a winter trip for the whole family, on us? watch to win four lift tickets to bryce resort - still ahead at six o'clock.
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the wizards have now made it 14-in a row at the verizon center. john wall and company took on the boston celtics last night. wall continued to make his case for the all star game with a team high 31-points. bradley beal complimented with another 27. wizards beat the celtics .. 123-108. they move to 25-and-20...fifth in the conference. they're next game's away at atlanta. both venus and serena williams have advanced to the semi-finals at the australian open. for sister serena, it mean's two wins from a record 23-major titles. serena right now is ranked 2-in the world but would jump to one with a open championship. to do so, she might have to go through sister venus to do it. both sisters will have semi-final matchups tomorrow to go to the finals. it's happened again! right now zoo keepers in norfolk, virginia are searching for a missing red panda. "sunny" was last seen monday at
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virginia zoo are using thermal cameras to look for her, hoping sunny is somewhere inside the zoo. and it seems sunny may have learned a few things from her pal here at the national zoo. of course you remember it three years ago when rusty the red panda made a break for it. he was eventually found roaming around adams morgan. this past spring, the zoo finished renovations on the red panda enclosure. wt it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
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feeling mild near 60 - super nice for late january - cold front moves through early thursday - temps fall off & winds pick up again - back to winter this weekend today: mostly sunny and mild highs: 55-60 winds: west/southwest 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy to partly sunny, breezy highs: 52-57, feeling chilly with wind winds: west 10-20mph, gusts 30-35
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kidd o'shea in the now..
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nominations for the 89th academy awards are set. la la land leading the nominations with 14 nods, the ties the record for most
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beats the record of 13 for most nominations for a musical. also, more diversity among the nominated actors and actresses after the hashtag oscarssowhite controversy last year with a record six black actors nominated. take a look at this video actor matthew mcconaughey is talking about his physical transformation for his role in the movie gold' he called gaining weight for his character kenny wells, six months of fun. abc's dancing with the stars co host
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revealing she battled cervical cancer. the nfl sideline reporter says had a successful surgery late last year and she didn't miss one football game. coming up after 6a he is one of the hottest stars in hollywood, jesse williams is getting ready for the return of grey's anatomy plus he's chatting with us about visiting dc and his reaction to being part of the african american museum coming up at six - a crackdown on immigration.
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>> now, "good morning washington," on your side. up,ia: 6:00 straight president trump promising a big day. clancy as to crack down on illegal immigration. larry: and the new information we're getting from police after a woman which shot in front of a group of children. feelingand midwinter more like early fall. veronica johnson is breaking down the gorgeous forecast you can expect to see. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] kidd: i went for my run last night, i should have waited for today. veronica: it is going to be gorgeous. you can run again. it's going to be just a stellar day. to give ratings today's around here.

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